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  • And that was all I could draw from him. Cited from Old Calabria, by Norman Douglas
  • She felt, and shuddered to feel, that she could draw from dark stores. Cited from Diana of the Crossways by Meredith, v3
  • He treated her politely, but that was all, and no management on her part could draw from him any particular attention. Cited from Dora Deane, by Mary J. Holmes
  • Tony could draw from that obvious fact what consolation there was in it. Cited from Jerry Junior, by Jean Webster
  • At every opportunity Tom let out all the speed he could draw from the motor, but there were many times when he had to slow down. Cited from Tom Swift & his Electric Runabout, by V. Appleton
  • Professor Wiener thought he could draw from his experiment a firm conclusion on the point in dispute. Cited from The New Physics and Its Evolution, by Lucien Poincare
  • It was a good act that could draw from James Sparling these signs of approval. Cited from TCB On The Flying Rings, by Edg. Darlington
  • That they could nearly maintain their whole army a campaign by the plunder, forage, and assistance they could draw from them. Cited from The Life of George Washington, Vol. 3 (of 5), by John Marshall
  • The only help Billy could draw from the situation was, that so far he could refrain from whistling. Cited from Joyce of the North Woods, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • Being placed upon the sticks he could draw from it at his convenience, which he was quite sure to do when any of the neighbors called. Cited from The Bark Covered House, by William Nowlin
  • He took pleasure in calculating the advantages, which, thanks to his connection with other men, he could draw from his vigorous arms. Cited from Sophisms of the Protectionists, by Frederic Bastiat
  • Nothing could draw from her the slightest sign of vexation or weariness. Cited from The Friendships of Women, by William Rounseville Alger
  • Nothing's more charming than suddenly to come across something sharp and fresh after we've thought there was nothing more that could draw from us a groan. Cited from The Awkward Age, by Henry James
  • The population of England was six times as large as that of Scotland, and Edward could draw from Ireland and Wales great numbers of troops. Cited from In Freedom's Cause, G. A. Henty
  • The only answer which Nora could draw from her sister was a counter question, demanding whether he would ask her pardon for the injury he had done her. Cited from He Knew He Was Right, by Anthony Trollope
  • What is said by Sprat of his conversation, that no man could draw from it any suspicion of his excellence in poetry, may be applied to these compositions. Cited from Lives of the Poets, Vol. 1, by Samuel Johnson
  • Absorbed in this abyss of painful reflections, he fell into so profound a stupor, that none of those about him could draw from him a single word. Cited from History of the Expedition to Russia, by Count Philip de Segur
  • Though I would not see such friends as I had, I read their letters; indeed, it was these same letters which alone could draw from me a grim smile now and then. Cited from Aylwin, by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  • Occasionally it happened that Harold Biffen had three or four such pupils in hand, and extraordinary stories he could draw from his large experience in this sphere. Cited from New Grub Street, by George Gissing
  • Every one knows all there is to know about the Chopin-Sand affair, all and a great deal more, but who could draw from it any inference as to the effect of music? Cited from The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2, by Rupert Hughes
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